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First Flight of Hangar 18 F2

Hangar 18 had a very successful first flight of the new F2 prototype on 14 May.  

The new…


Added by Jimmy Prouty on May 16, 2013 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Foamaroo Spin Tests

We're continuing to fly the Foamaroo and are constantly amazed by what it will do.  I wanted to try using a flat spin as a failsafe/abort system for the plane and actually tested by spinning it until it impacted the ground.  My suspicions were correct - I was able to pick up and relaunch the plane after every flat spin and impact.  Only damage was a slightly loose…


Added by Jimmy Prouty on March 13, 2012 at 10:00pm — 9 Comments

Foamaroo First Flight


We had a very successful flight on the Foamaroo prototype yesterday.  The Finished airframe came out at 2 lb 11 oz complete with 2200 mAH battery.  It was windy yesterday with 15 know winds and the Foamaroo handled the conditions very well. 


After a short trim flight I was able to launch the plane with a single handed toss and was happy to see…


Added by Jimmy Prouty on April 25, 2011 at 10:01am — 13 Comments

Low Cost Jackaroo Under Development

Hangar 18 is pleased to announce that we have a licensing agreement with AttoPilot International to develop and produce an FPV version of the Jackaroo UAV. The new airframe will be a lower cost version that is designed and built with the FPV enthusiast in mind and will feature lower cost materials to let us pass the savings on to you. Please e-mail us at…


Added by Jimmy Prouty on March 24, 2011 at 7:00am — 8 Comments


Season Two of the Trust Time Trial (T3) Contest 
A list of all T3 contests is here. The current round, the Vertical Horizontal one, is here

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